Description: EISA help to identify potential risks of a project to environment and human well-being and identify measures to eliminate or mitigate these risks. It is a tool that can help decision-makers and policy-makers decide what actions they should take and should not take in an attempt to make society more sustainable. The EISA is carried out in a wide variety of sectors, including agriculture, manufacturing, tourism, mining and forestry and applied in different circumstances for different purposes by different types of decision-makers.
Content: The training will cover the following topics:
Topic 1: Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA)
Topic two: Sustainability Assessment
1. Introduction to sustainability assessment
2. Sustainability assessment case studies
3. Linkages between EIA and Sustainability Assessment
4. Integrating sustainability assessment into decision-making
5. Dealing with integration, offsets and trade-offs in sustainability assessment
6. Issues in sustainability assessment
Target Group: The training is suited to researchers/consultants, policy makers, NGOs, and sector specific analysts.
Requirement: A minimum of BA/BSc degree in economics, environment and natural resource economics, development studies and related discipline. In addition, experience in project implementation or management in the areas of economics, energy and environmental economics or resource economics are required.
Duration of the Training: Five days
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